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Coronavirus Kent: Events and venues still open

Wondering if there is anywhere you can go in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak?

Though many venues have been forced to close or postpone events, a handful are still keeping their gates open for the time being. They include:

Dazzling Daffodils at Hever Castle
Dazzling Daffodils at Hever Castle

HEVER CASTLE, NEAR TONBRIDGE

The 150 acres of grounds will give you a chance to stretch your legs and an extra area, Park Wood, has been opened so visitors have plenty of space around them as they let off some steam. The site has also brought in some stringent hygiene measures, including hand sanitiser available and encouraging social distancing. The golf course and Wellbeing Centre, are also open. Its Dazzling Daffodils event runs until Sunday, March 22.

To find out more and check details before you set off, go to hevercastle.co.uk

Great Comp Garden near Borough Green
Great Comp Garden near Borough Green

GREAT COMP GARDEN, BOROUGH GREEN

The seven-acre visitor attractions is currently staying open and gives visitors a chance to get some fresh air after being indoors for long periods. There is a 17th century manor house and the gardens is filled with woodland walks and romantic ruins.

To get the latest, go to greatcompgarden.co.uk/

Magnolia at Great Comp Garden
Magnolia at Great Comp Garden

NATIONAL TRUST SITES IN KENT

Currently the charity has not closed any of its sites so you can still enjoy fresh air and some spectacular scenery, though managers say they are monitoring the ever-changing situation closely. Sites include Chartwell in Westerham, Scotney Castle in Lamberhurst and Smallhythe Place in Tenterden.

To find one near you and check details go to nationaltrust.org.uk/

There are still some sites where you can enjoy a walk Picture: National Trust/Chris Lacey
There are still some sites where you can enjoy a walk Picture: National Trust/Chris Lacey

GRIERSON GALLERIES, CRANBROOK

The gallery in Cranbrook is currently remaining open, with PHE advice., but visitors can still go and visit the exhibition.

To find out what’s going on in the county and for all the latest entertainment news click here.

To find the latest events and venues in Kent affected by the virus outbreak click here.


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